The following Motions were approved by the Board of Governors at the November 21, 2006 meeting.
THAT the Board of Governors approve the ten new awards, 22 award amendments and two award withdrawals as set out in the Report of the Senate Committee on Awards (August 31, 2006).
THAT the Board of Governors approve the proposal of the Faculty of Science to create a new Department of Biological Sciences, through the unification of the Department of Botany, the Department of Zoology, and the Introductory Biology Program [dated September 1, 2006] [as endorsed by the Faculty Council of Science on September 1, 2006, the Senate Executive on September 20, 2006, and as approved by Senate on October 4, 2006].MOTION
THAT the Board of Governors approve the additions to the Board Meeting rules regarding meetings via electronic means, as presented.MOTION
1. THAT, subject to concurrence by Senate, an ad hoc Committee of the Committee of Election, consisting of two members of the Board of Governors and two members of the Senate be established to:
a. Perform the functions required under the procedures for the Committee of Election which were used for the 2004 Chancellor election (the nomination of the Chancellor, the method of election, the date of election and the announcement of the elected Chancellor);
b. Recommend to the Board and Senate on any issues which require consideration prior to the meeting of the Committee of Election (including an appropriate timetable for receipt of nominations and conducting the election).
2. THAT the Board of Governors name its two appointees to the ad hoc Committee.
*Motions are from Open Session meetings only, and are normally posted the day after the meeting.